Definition of Germ tube

1. Noun. (botany) a slender tubular outgrowth from a spore in germination.

Category relationships: Botany, Phytology
Generic synonyms: Plant Part, Plant Structure



Medical Definition of Germ tube

1. A young hypha growing out of a yeast cell or spore, the beginning of a mycelium; also used as a rapid test for differentiating Candida albicans from other Candida species. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Germ Tube

germ-line mutation
germ-plasm
germ cell tumour
germ cells
germ layer
germ layer theory
germ layers
germ line
germ line gene therapy
germ line transformation
germ nucleus
germ pore
germ theory
germ tube (current term)
germ tube test
germ warfare
germacrene
germain
germaine
germaines
germains
german
german measles
german measles immunization
german pancake
germanane
germanate
germanates

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